Maura Hogan is the arts critic at The Post and Courier. She has previously written about arts, culture and lifestyle for The New York Times, Gourmet, Garden & Gun, among other publications.
Dating back centuries, Charleston was an American breeding ground for cultural salons. A current weekly gathering at the Thoroughbred Club illustrates their perennial appeal.
Two musicals launch the fall theater season, Footlight Players' Head Over Heels and Midtown Productions' Matilda
While local artists are feeling the squeeze of development, more hotels are on the horizon. But when the two worlds work together, beautiful and mutually beneficial things occur.
This review examines the fiercely female "Me and My Girlfriend," the two-person exhibition at Redux Contemporary Art Center featuring the work of HNin Nie and Grace Stott.
Due to factors including the threat of hurricane cancellations and earlier back-to-school demand, more and more Charleston theater companies are shifting season openings, resulting in a robust August roster.
Some local performance companies, including Cultural Arts Center Charleston and Charleston Stage, are designating sensory-friendly productions of shows to accommodate audiences with special needs.
This review covers two events, Art of Jazz with Lee Barbour at the Gibbes on July 24 and Jazz Meets the Beatles at Circular Congregational Church on July 27.
My aim was to achieve a summer vacation state of mind, Charleston-style. Ducking out after work and through the weekend, I went in search of arts and cultural offerings to further my mission.
Students participating in the Charleston Chamber Music Intensive applaud the performance at the Faculty Artist Concert. File/Maura Hogan/Staff